Afro History Today in Afro History ! The Pennsylvania Abolition Society ( the first abolition society) founded by Anthony Benezet and others in 1775 ! written by Marc Alexander April 14, 2019 English: Anthony Benezet instructing colored children Français : Anthoine Bénézet instruisant des enfants de couleur (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Am I not a man emblem used during the campaign to abolish slavery. The image is from a book from 1788, so there can be no effective copyright. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria expels over 2 million illegal aliens in 1983.Today in Afro History ! Agbani Darengo of Nigeria is crowned Miss World in 2001 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria becomes a member of The British Commonwealth in 1960.Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Niger declares independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! The Pennsylvania Abolition Society ( the first abolition society) founded by Anthony Benezet and others in 1775 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Joe Haden ! WNBA player, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke ! Jazz Saxophonist, Gene Ammons ! Rapper, Da Brat ! Actor, Antwon Tanner ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Blues singer, Bessie Smith ! Civil Rights Activist, A. Philip Randolph ! Chicago Mayor, Harold Washington ! Sprinter, Evelyn Ashford ! Actor, Flex Alexander ! You may also like De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After... July 24, 2014 Residents At Odds With NYC Over Restoration... January 13, 2015 More plays using both QBs? Ravens not... July 23, 2018 Rihanna Wears 'I Hate Rihanna' T-Shirt to... February 20, 2018 Lillard out Wednesday for birth of first... March 28, 2018 Remains found in Arizona ID’d as long-missing... June 29, 2018 Meet 03 Greedo, the Outspoken MC Paving... April 9, 2018 Woman Fatally Shoots Ex-Husband During Argument June 29, 2018 Vikings to induct late Green into Ring... June 18, 2018 Celebrate International Jazz Day with Leesa Richards... April 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.